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Janine Mendes-Franco

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Regional Editor, Caribbean

I am a media producer based in Trinidad and Tobago. I blog at WIM. My Twitter handle is @JanineMFranco.

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Latest posts by Janine Mendes-Franco

5 April 2014

Caribbean: An ICT Wish List

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What Now for Jamaica's Vybz Kartel?

One blogger will make you think about the Vybz Kartel murder trial in a new way, offering a glimpse into Jamaican society and suggesting what Kartel's next move might be.

3 April 2014

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Vybz Kartel Gets Life in Prison, Fans Question the Future of Jamaican Dancehall

Life with hard labour; no possibility of parole before 35 years: that's the sentence Jamaican dancehall artist turned convicted murder Vybz Kartel got today, sending the blogosphere into a flurry.

2 April 2014

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Ministers’ Firing Sparks Debate about Women, Race & Politics in Trinidad & Tobago

Caste, misogyny and race are hot topics of discussion in the Trinidad and Tobago blogosphere, following the recent dismissal of two Ministers of Parliament.

Authors Shortlisted for 2014 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature

Indigenous Research at the College of the Bahamas

1 April 2014

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We Love to Talk, But Do We Speak Out?

The Bridge

What's lies at the root of the Trinidadian reluctance to speak out publicly on matters discussed so energetically in private?

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